In accordance to his agent, Elite Loyalty Sporting activities, CB Quinton Dunbar has agreed to phrases with the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal. Dunbar introduced on social media that he was in Detroit earlier on Monday, a go to that apparently went perfectly.
Undrafted out of Florida in 2015, Dunbar signed with the Washington Football Staff as a extensive receiver but promptly switched to cornerback as a rookie. By the time his rookie deal expired, in 2018, he experienced gained a new a few-calendar year contract worth $10.5 million. That time, Dunbar’s to start with as a starter commenced on a promising observe but finished prematurely owing to a shin harm.
In 2019, Dunbar when all over again gained a starting part and went on to have his most successful year in the NFL, earning a protection grade of 89.5 from PFF, and an in general quality of 87.6 on the season—the second-finest quality for an NFL corner that year.
Reports surfaced that Dunbar was trying to get a new contract—something he experienced consistently denied—but quickly soon after people rumors began, he was traded to the Seattle Seahawks. Inspite of earning a commencing purpose, Dunbar at the time again was hit by the damage bug and was only capable to play in six video games in 2020 and finished the period on injured reserve after knee surgical treatment.
The previous SEA and WAS CB, Quinton Dunbar, has had two really unique seasons the earlier two a long time
87.6 OVR (3rd)
89.5 COV (2nd)
56.9 PR Allowed (9th)
— PFF DET Lions (@PFF_Lions) April 5, 2021
If Dunbar is in a position to return to 2019 sort and remain nutritious in 2021, he has the talent set to start off on the outdoors on the Lions roster. If he struggles or injuries creep up yet again, the Lions nevertheless have good youth options on the exterior with Jeff Okudah and Amani Oruwariye.
This is yet another good expense by the Lions, having a chance on a formerly extremely profitable player with a reduced draw back, assuming the offer also follows the patterns of the preceding deals this offseason.
The Lions however require much more bodies in their secondary, but with Okudah, Oruwariye, Dunbar, Ford, and not too long ago signed Corn Elder, they are bit by bit setting up a unit with possible.